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Dr Anita D’Angelo

Anita D’Angelo
Dr Anita D’Angelo
Scientist – Powder Diffraction

Dr Anita D’Angelo is a Beamline Scientist for the Powder Diffraction beamline.

Role at ANSTO

Anita supports user activities through the set-up of user experiments, and providing assistance and advice to users. She also collaborates and contributes to beamline development projects. Her current research interests are in the characterisation of advanced functional materials, including the investigation of amorphous and crystalline components using pair distribution function analysis. 


Powder diffraction, quantitative phase analysis, pair distribution function analysis, oxide and mineral science.

Qualifications & Achievements

  • PhD (Materials Science). Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (2016)
  • The Farrant Prize in Physical Sciences (2016)
  • BSc. Hons. (Chemistry). Curtin University, Perth, Australia (2009)

Committees, Affiliations & Memberships

  • Australian X-ray Analytical Association (AXAA)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)
  • Secretary, Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Women in Chemistry group